spasmolytic


spas·mo·lyt·ic

adjective \ˌspaz-mə-ˈli-tik\

Definition of SPASMOLYTIC

:  tending or having the power to relieve spasms or convulsions
spasmolytic noun

Origin of SPASMOLYTIC

International Scientific Vocabulary spasmo- (from Greek spasmos spasm) + -lytic
First Known Use: circa 1935

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